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  • Trump Brags On 'My Generals' From 'Central Casting' (VIDEO) - TPM

    Trump Brags On 'My Generals' From 'Central Casting' (VIDEO) - TPM;

    President Donald Trump boasted that "my generals" are from "central casting" as he recognized two of his cabinet nominees shortly after being sworn in. Trump recognized Gens. James Mattis and John Kelly during brief remarks at the Capitol during the ...and more »

  • News Wrap: Senate confirms Mattis, Kelly - PBS NewsHour

    News Wrap: Senate confirms Mattis, Kelly - PBS NewsHour;

    In our news wrap Friday, Congress signed off on the first of President Trump's picks to fill out his cabinet, nearly unanimously voting to approve Defense Secretary James Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. Also, Mexican drug lord "El ...and more »

  • Here's Everything Donald Trump Did During His First Day as President - TIME

    Here's Everything Donald Trump Did During His First Day as President - TIME;

    Shortly after he was sworn in as President of the United States, Donald Trump rounded up lawmakers and members of his family in a room near the Senate floor to watch him take his first presidential actions—signing some paperwork. Trump put his ...and more »

  • Senate confirms Trump's first two Cabinet members - CNN

    Senate confirms Trump's first two Cabinet members - CNN;

    Washington (CNN) The Senate confirmed President Donald Trump's first Cabinet members Friday, formally approving his defense secretary and secretary of homeland security. The final vote to confirm retired Marine Gen. James Mattis to run the Department ...and more »

  • Senate Confirms Mattis at Defense and Kelly for Homeland Security - New York Times

    Senate Confirms Mattis at Defense and Kelly for Homeland Security - New York Times;

    Vice President Mike Pence, right, swore in James N. Mattis as defense secretary in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — Just hours after President Trump was sworn into office, the Senate on ...and more »

  • Defense and Homeland Security Secretaries confirmed controlling $86.7 billion in tech spending - TechCrunch

    Defense and Homeland Security Secretaries confirmed controlling $86.7 billion in tech spending - TechCrunch;

    As the nation's capital prepared to celebrate the inauguration of the nation's 45th President, Senators confirmed President Donald Trump's nominees for Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. Retired Generals ...and more »

  • First message from the new Secretary of Defense - Houston Chronicle

    First message from the new Secretary of Defense - Houston Chronicle;

    Defense Secretary James Mattis arrives for church service at St. JohnÂ's Episcopal Church across from the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, on Donald Trump's inauguration day. (AP Photo/Alex ... more. Photo: Alex Brandon, STF. Image 2 ...and more »

  • John Kelly confirmed as DHS chief - CBS News

    John Kelly confirmed as DHS chief - CBS News;

    The Senate on Friday overwhelmingly confirmed retired Gen. John Kelly as President Trump's secretary of Homeland Security. Lawmakers voted 88-11 in favor of Kelly, who testified before the Senate Homeland Security Committee at his confirmation hearing ...and more »

  • James Mattis is sworn in as defense secretary, pledges to build alliances - Washington Post

    James Mattis is sworn in as defense secretary, pledges to build alliances - Washington Post;

    Retired Marine Gen. James N. Mattis was confirmed and sworn in as President Trump's defense secretary Friday, breaking with decades of precedent as a recently retired general became the Pentagon's top civilian leader. Mattis, 66, was approved with a ...and more »

  • John F. Kelly confirmed as homeland security secretary - Washington Post

    John F. Kelly confirmed as homeland security secretary - Washington Post;

    The Senate confirmed John F. Kelly as secretary of homeland security on Friday, putting the blunt-spoken retired Marine general in charge of securing the nation's borders, including construction of the controversial southwest border wall that was a ...and more »